DeKalb CSB’s CMO Featured in Champion Newspaper

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  In this week’s Champion Newspaper, Dr. Joseph Bona, DeKalb CSB’s Chief Medical Officer, shares his perspective on mental illness.  “If you’re not functioning at your possible highest level, if you’re suffering from symptoms or something is not right, it is always best to see a professional, get an assessment, figure out what’s going on and… Read more »

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Mental Health First Aid

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DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) is offering a certification course for the Mental Health First Aid adult public education program. Registration and payment for the training is required in advance for the course which will be held April 22 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Richardson Health Center in Decatur.

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Recovery Month Event

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DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB), a public non-profit provider of mental health, developmental disabilities and addiction services, is hosting the Voices of Recovery: Together on Pathways to Wellness celebration in honor of National Recovery Month. The celebration is free and open to the public and will be held on September 26 from 6PM-8PM at the… Read more »

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7th Annual Walk of HEROes 5K and Tot Trot

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The Brighter DeKalb Foundation (formerly the Brighter Tomorrows Foundation)  is gearing up for the 7th Annual Walk of HEROes 5K, a charity run/walk and tot trot. The theme of the event is “Helping to Enable Recovery and Opportunity” and raises support for DeKalb CSB’s mental health, substance addiction and developmental disability services. This community awareness… Read more »

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Healthcare Integration SAMHSA Grant

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) as a recipient of a $1.6 million Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration grant to expand the agency’s mental health care and primary health care integration initiatives with Oakhurst Medical Center. DeKalb CSB is a public nonprofit provider of mental health,… Read more »

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8th Annual Walk of HEROes 5K

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Registration: http://www.active.com/decatur-ga/running/races/walk-of-heroes-5k-2014.

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DeKalb CSB Selects New Chief Human Resources Officer

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DeKalb Community Service Board has named Tia Plunkett-McQueen the new Chief Human Resources Officer. For over 20 years, she has served as a strategic human resources executive helping nonprofit organizations maximize their human capital. Plunkett-McQueen has held executive and senior leadership roles as HR Strategic Business Partner at Georgia Tech, National Director of Human Resources at… Read more »

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Brighter DeKalb Foundation Seeks New Board Members

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The Brighter DeKalb Foundation currently has openings for new board members. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps to support DeKalb Community Service Board’s mental health, addiction and developmental disability services. The board is building a robust infrastructure including creating a new marketing and funding plan. We need a strong and talented board to… Read more »

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Request Notification for Mental Health First Aid Classes

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An estimated 1 in 4 Americans have a diagnosable mental illness. Mental health crises occur frequently in your workplace, church, family, school and community. DeKalb CSB offers a certification course on a quarterly basis for the Mental Health First Aid adult public education program. If you would like to be notified when the next class will… Read more »

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The Anonymous People Documentary Screening

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DeKalb Community Service Board and the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse will host a free screening of The Anonymous People and panel discussion on Thursday, June 12 from 6:00-8:30 pm at the Richardson Health Center in Decatur. This feature film documentary is about the 23.5 million Americans in long-term recovery and the emerging public recovery movement… Read more »

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